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Multiple Sclerosis doTerra Essential Oils Protocol:

Multiple Sclerosis MS is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks and gradually destroys the myelin sheath (the protective coating of the nerves) and the underlying nerve fibers of the central nervous system. This destruction of the myelin sheath interferes with communication between the brain and the rest of the body.   Symptoms …

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Chiropractic Care

  http://www.1800wheelchair.com/asp/view-product.asp?product_id=1982&affiliate_no=4    http://multiplesclerosis-relief.com/august-2012-walkind-update-and-chiropractic-treatment/       Dr. Christian, currently working at Lucas Chiropractic http://lucaschiropractic.com/ in Wasilla Alaska answered my questions about the hand-held electric massager.  He said there are some massage and stimulation techniques that are shown to relieve a lot of problems and pain.  Massage, even using an electrical hand-held massager can be helpful …

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Bee Venom Therapy

  I’ve always been Interested in natural remedies, just never even dreamed that would mean being stung by 20 bees 3 times a week!   Bee Venom Therapy (BVT) http://multiplesclerosis-relief.com/bee-venom-therapy/ is something that I heard about in 2001.  I always joked saying “I’ll try that remedy when they can make bee venom in pill form.” …

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Service Dogs

Service Dogs are Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and Assistance Dogs.  Any kind of assistance animal individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of the owner  including, providing minimal protection or rescue work, pulling a wheelchair, or fetching dropped items.   After Debra’s doctor suggested that a Service Dog would be helpful …

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Swimming and MS

I feel empowered when I swim!  So many insecurities kept me out of the pool!  First was my lack of self-confidence about my body size. I’ll forever be grateful that I was born  with skinny genes but I didn’t always believe it was so.   Then I when started needing a cane and then a …

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Stretching for MS

Warm-up, stretch, exercise, stretch, cool down Here are some of the benefits of stretching: Some people say that stretching relieves up to 50 percent of Pain. The muscles are elongated with stretching, it helps break up scar tissue, adhesions to help protect area of injury but over time it compresses area and diminishes range of …

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Prevent Contracture with Exercise and Stretching

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/19089.htm If we don’t exercise including stretches, our muscles, tendons and ligaments will shorten and we may lose the full range of motion. This is called contracture and exercise including stretching will help strengthen and lengthen our muscles, tendons and ligaments and prevent contracture.   A tendon is a fibrous connective tissue which attaches muscle …

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Move it Exercise

Move it! Fatigue is a common symptom of MS. Developing an exercise plan that works for you and one you can sustain over time may help reduce certain types of MS-related fatigue. It’s of course important to work with your healthcare team to design a suitable MS exercise program.         Gain endurance. …

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